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Jaws (1975)

PG
124 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

A local sheriff, a marine biologist and an old seafarer team up to hunt down a great white shark wreaking havoc in a beach resort.
Writers
Peter Benchley (screenplay) (based on the novel by) | Carl Gottlieb (screenplay)
Cinematographer
Production Designer
Joe Alves (as Joseph Alves Jr.)
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Box Office
Budget
$ 8,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 7,061,513
Gross (USA)
$ 260,000,000
Gross (World)
$ 470,653,000
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Release date
Jun 20, 1975 (United States)

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